LANIGAN'S CONSISTENT WEEKEND
ENDS WITH WINCHESTER WIN!!!
17, 2014) Darrell Lanigan and
his #29 DLR team celebrated in World of Outlaws Late Model Series
victory lane for the twelfth time in 2014 on Saturday, August
16 at Winchester Speedway in Winchester, Virginia! Darrell laid
down the quickest lap overall during qualifying prior to scoring
a win in his heat race. After drawing the fourth starting spot
before the drop of the green flag in the 50-lap headliner, Darrell
skirted past leader Tim McCreadie on lap 44 and led the remainder
of the distance to pocket the $10,000 payday over McCreadie,
Dan Stone, Rick Eckert, and Kenny Pettyjohn!
Earlier in the three-race weekend, Darrell
earned a pair of runner-up efforts in the states of Delaware
and Maryland. On Thursday at Delaware International Speedway
in Delmar, Delaware, the Union, Kentucky star ran second in
his heat race, officially led lap 17 of the main event, and
later posted a strong runner-up performance in the $10,000 to
win race behind only victor Gregg Satterlee. At Potomac Speedway
in Budds Creek, Maryland on Friday evening, Darrell won his
heat race prior to advancing past five competitors in the $10,000
to win A-Main to finish second behind only race winner Austin
Hubbard. Complete results from the tripleheader can be located
online at www.woolms.com.
LUCRATIVE STRETCH OF RACING FOR
#29 DLR TEAM...
2, 2014) The #29 DLR team wrapped
up the 27th edition of the 'USA Nationals' tonight at Cedar
Lake (WI) Speedway, as all eyes were fixated on the $50,000
top prize. Darrell Lanigan rolled off from the outside of the
eighth row in the 100-lap headliner tonight at CLS and eventually
worked his way past five competitors en route to an eleventh
(August 1, 2014) Night
two of the 'USA Nationals' weekend took place tonight at Cedar
Lake Speedway and preliminary action was held for the crown
jewel event, which boasts a hefty $50,000 payday tomorrow evening
at the New Richmond, Wisconsin facility. Union, Kentucky star
Darrell Lanigan laid down the sixth quickest lap in Group B
during time trials tonight and later grabbed the third and final
transfer spot through his heat race behind only prelim winner
Bobby Pierce and runner-up Billy Moyer, Jr. Darrell will start
sixteenth on the grid in tomorrow night's 100-lap 'USA Nationals.'
(July 31, 2014) The
dirt-slinging action shifted to the renowned Cedar Lake Speedway
in New Richmond, Wisconsin tonight for the start of the huge
27th Annual 'USA Nationals' weekend. The World of Outlaws Late
Model Series sanctioned a $6,000 to win program tonight at CLS.
Darrell Lanigan knocked down the fastest lap overall during
the qualifying session prior to claiming the victory in his
heat race. Darrell then drew the fifth starting position before
the 40-lap main event and quickly moved up to second in the
caution-free affair to finish behind only victor Jimmy Mars.
(July 29, 2014) A very
busy week in the Badger State of Wisconsin kicked off tonight
with a visit to Shawano Speedway in Shawano, Wisconsin, as the
World of Outlaws Late Model Series presided over a $10,000 to
win battle. Darrell Lanigan posted the fourth quickest lap in
Group B during qualifying and later scored the win in heat race
action. After drawing the fourth starting spot for the 50-lap
feature, Darrell took the lead from Rick Eckert on lap 17 and
never looked back en route to his eleventh WOOLMS victory of
2014. He picked up the $10,000 top prize in beating Eckert,
Jimmy Mars, Tim Fuller, and Billy Moyer to the checkers!
(July 26, 2014) The
25th edition of the 'Prairie Dirt Classic' came to a close tonight
at Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois and
a $25,000 winner's check was on the line in the World of Outlaws
Late Model Series extravaganza. Darrell Lanigan drew the third
starting spot for tonight's PDC and paced the stellar field
from laps 41-54. At the end of the wild 100-lapper, Darrell
found himself in the fifth position behind only winner Tim McCreadie,
Jimmy Owens, Mason Zeigler, and Shannon Babb.
(July 25, 2014) Following
Independence, Darrell Lanigan and the #29 team made the overnight
tow to Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois
for the opening night of the 25th Annual 'Prairie Dirt Classic.'
Darrell timed in ninth quickest in Group B during World of Outlaws
Late Model Series qualifying, but later blasted to the front
of the field in his heat race to score the prelim win. He will
be in the redraw with the other five heat race winners prior
to tomorrow evening's 100-lap feature, which boasts a hefty
$25,000 top prize!
24, 2014) The Darrell Lanigan
Racing (DLR) team pulled into the pit area tonight at Independence
Motor Speedway in Independence, Iowa, as the Hawkeye State venue
greeted the World of Outlaws Late Model Series with a $10,000
to win program. Darrell Lanigan, who has dominated Independence
in recent years, picked up his tenth WOOLMS triumph of the 2014
campaign. After timing in third quickest in qualifying and winning
his heat race, Darrell paced the stellar field from green to
checkers in the 50-lap feature to score the $10,000 victory.
The Union, Kentucky ace beat Frank Heckenast, Jr., Rick Eckert,
Tim McCreadie, and Billy Moyer to the stripe to record his twelfth
win overall! (Jim DenHamer Photo)
WORLD OF OUTLAWS LATE MODEL SERIES
WILD WEST TOUR RESULTS...
18, 2014) Another $10,000 top
prize was on the line in the "Wild West Tour" finale
tonight at River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
Darrell Lanigan, who is the current World of Outlaws Late Model
Series point leader, qualified second quickest in Group B and
later scored the win in heat race action over Chase Junghans
and Eric Wells. After drawing the sixth starting spot prior
to the drop of the green flag in the 50-lapper, Darrell was
able to move up one position during the caution-free affair
to finish fifth behind only race winner Tim Fuller, Tim McCreadie,
Brady Smith, and Shane Clanton.
15, 2014) The third leg of the
"Wild West Tour" took the Darrell Lanigan Racing (DLR)
team to Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, South Dakota tonight
for another $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Late Model Series
tilt. Darrell Lanigan continued his domination of the national
touring series by capturing his ninth win of the year. After
timing in seventh fastest during qualifying and taking the win
in his heat race, Darrell drew the pole position before the
drop of the green flag in the 50-lap headliner. The Union, Kentucky
superstar then led from flag-to-flag to secure the $10,000 payday
over Morgan Bagley, Tim McCreadie, Rick Eckert, and Tim Fuller!
13, 2014) Darrell Lanigan, of
Union, Kentucky, bagged his fourth 'Gopher 50' title tonight
at Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minnesota! Darrell
knocked down the fifth fastest time during the World of Outlaws
Late Model Series qualifying session prior to picking up the
win in his loaded heat race. After drawing the fourth starting
position in the 50-lap feature, Darrell took the lead from Morgan
Bagley on lap 23 and dominated the remainder of the prestigious
race. At the conclusion of the 'Gopher 50,' he was celebrating
the $11,000 triumph over Bagley, Tim Fuller, Rick Eckert, and
Eric Wells! (Scott Gulbranson Photo)
(July 12, 2014) Heavy
rain showers across southeast Minnesota have forced Deer Creek
Speedway officials to postpone tonight's NAPA Auto Parts 'Gopher
50' for the World of Outlaws Late Model Series until Sunday
evening, July 13. A large crowd of Super Late Model teams were
on the Spring Valley, Minnesota grounds this afternoon ready
to compete in the second leg of the WOOLMS four-race "Wild
West Tour" before the persistent showers led officials
to reset the entire $10,000 to win program to Sunday.
(July 10, 2014) The
annual World of Outlaws Late Model Series "Wild West Tour"
kicked off tonight at Hibbing Raceway in Hibbing, Minnesota!
Current series point leader Darrell Lanigan timed in second
quickest in Group B during qualifying and later scored the win
in heat race action. After drawing the third starting spot prior
to the drop of the green flag in the 50-lapper, Darrell paced
the talented field for the first 37 circuits. At the conclusion
of the $10,000 to win headliner, the Union, Kentucky superstar
found himself in the third position behind only race winner
Jimmy Mars and runner-up Tim McCreadie.
LANIGAN DOMINATES FIRECRACKER
100 WEEKEND AT LERNERVILLE!
28, 2014) Darrell Lanigan captured
his 60th career World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory tonight
by finally winning the ‘Firecracker 100’ at the
storied Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania! Darrell
started the night by taking the win in heat race action and
then drew the outside pole for the start of the 100-lap mega-event.
After leading the first eleven circuits, polesitter Jonathan
Davenport assumed command and led up until lap 68 when he encountered
terminal mechanical troubles - handing the point back to Darrell.
The Union, Kentucky superstar then led the remainder of the
distance in the 'Firecracker 100,' which was shortened by ten
laps due to rain showers. Darrell recorded the $30,000 triumph
over Scott Bloomquist, John Blankenship, Dale McDowell, and
Jimmy Mars! (Jason
(June 27, 2014) Darrell
Lanigan Racing (DLR) competed in night two of the ‘Firecracker
100’ with the World of Outlaws Late Model Series tonight
at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania. Darrell Lanigan
clicked off the ninth fastest lap during the second qualifying
group prior to finishing third in his stacked heat race. After
starting the $6,000 to win feature event from the outside of
the ninth row, Darrell was able to pick off seven competitors
during the 30-lapper en route to an eleventh place showing.
The Union, Kentucky star still leads the WOOLMS point battle
by 164 markers following night two at Lernerville Speedway!
26, 2014) The Darrell Lanigan
Racing (DLR) team ventured to Lernerville Speedway in Sarver,
Pennsylvania tonight for round one of the 'Firecracker 100'
weekend. Darrell Lanigan, who sits high atop the World of Outlaws
Late Model Series point standings, timed in second quickest
in Group B during qualifying prior to picking up the win in
heat race action. After drawing the pole position for the 30-lapper
and finally taking the top spot on lap 21, Darrell went on to
win the opening night of the 'Firecracker 100' to grab his 59th
career WOOLMS victory and the $6,000 payday. Completing the
top five were Scott Bloomquist, Jimmy Owens, Jonathan Davenport,
and Mike Marlar. The victory tonight marked Darrell’s
sixth WOOLMS win of the season, as he continues his unbelievable
stretch of not finishing outside of the top ten with the national
touring series this year! (Jason Shank Photo)
LANIGAN CRUISES TO FIFTH WOOLMS
VICTORY AT BIG DIAMOND!
24, 2014) Darrell Lanigan and
the #29 Darrell Lanigan Racing (DLR) team competed at Big Diamond
Speedway in Forestville, Pennsylvania tonight and came home
with the $8,000 payday in the ‘Diamond Shines 40!' This
marked Darrell’s fifth World of Outlaws Late Model Series
victory of the 2014 season. Darrell qualified on top of the
stellar field with a 15.968 second lap prior to winning his
heat race and starting third in the main event. The Union, Kentucky
star then overtook leader Chub Frank on lap 25 to go on to lead
the remaining distance of the 40-lapper - taking the victory
over Rick Eckert, Chub Frank, Dan Stone, and Eric Wells. Darrell
still leads the WOOLMS points heading into this weekend’s
8th Annual 'Firecracker 100' at Lernerville Speedway. Complete
results from the 'Diamond Shines 40' event can be found at www.woolms.com.
(Chris Budihas Photo)
DARRELL LANIGAN IN ACTION IN
DLM DREAM WEEKEND
8, 2014) The Darrell Lanigan
Racing (DLR) team invaded the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg,
Ohio from June 5-7 for the 20th edition of the 'Dirt Late Model
Dream.' Things kicked off at the "Big E" with a pair
of preliminary Twin 25 programs. On Thursday night, Darrell
Lanigan retired early from his heat race, rallied to finish
third in his B-Main, and later wound up sixteenth in the final
rundown of the $2,500 to win main event. At the 1/2-mile, high-banked
speedplant on Friday evening, Darrell won his heat race prior
to leading the first thirteen circuits of the $5,000 to win
feature event before notching a runner-up effort in the 25-lap
sprint behind only victor Dale McDowell.
When Saturday rolled around at Eldora
Speedway, all eyes were fixated on the hefty $100,000 winner's
check in the 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' Darrell grabbed the third
and final transfer spot through his stacked heat race on Saturday,
which locked him into the outside of the seventh row for the
start of the 100-lap crown jewel extravaganza. Unfortunately,
the Union, Kentucky star was the first driver to retire in the
extra-distance affair and settled for a twenty-eighth place
performance. Complete results from the action-packed weekend
at Eldora can be viewed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
LANIGAN CHARGES TO RUNNER-UP
IN RALPH LATHAM MEMORIAL!
1, 2014) Darrell Lanigan and
his #29 DLR team traveled right down the road to the venerable
Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky on Saturday, May 31 for
the 28th edition of the 'Ralph Latham Memorial.' The Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned the historic race, which drew
36 competitors to vie for the $10,000 payday. Darrell timed
in fourteenth fastest in Group B during the qualifying session,
but later vaulted to third in his heat race to finish behind
only prelim winner Steve Francis and runner-up Mike Marlar.
After rolling off from the outside of the sixth row in the 50-lap
main event, Darrell blasted past ten competitors to claim an
impressive runner-up showing behind only victor and fellow Club
29 driver Jimmy Owens. Full results from last night at Florence
Speedway can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
DARRELL LANIGAN LANDS ON PODIUM
IN JACKPOT 100
26, 2014) The Darrell Lanigan
Racing (DLR) team spent their Memorial Day holiday weekend (May
24-25) at Tyler County Speedway in Middlebourne, West Virginia,
as the World of Outlaws Late Model Series presided over the
3rd Annual 'Jackpot 100.' On Saturday night during preliminary
action, Darrell Lanigan clicked off the third quickest lap of
the 31 entrants during qualifying and later scored the win in
his heat race. When Sunday rolled around at Tyler County, Darrell
had his sights solely set on the hefty $20,000 top prize. At
the end of 75 circuits, the Union, Kentucky star found himself
in the third position behind only race winner Davey Johnson
and runner-up Chub Frank. Complete results from the 'Jackpot
100' weekend can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.
LANIGAN CAPS OFF WEEKEND WITH
$10,000 DUCK RIVER TRIUMPH!!!
18, 2014) Darrell Lanigan racked
up his fourth World of Outlaws Late Model Series triumph of
the 2014 campaign tonight at Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel,
Tennessee! Darrell qualified second fastest in Group A during
the time trial session and later claimed the win in his heat
race over Rick Eckert, Eric Wells, and Frank Heckenast, Jr.
The Union, Kentucky superstar then drew the third starting spot
prior to the 50-lapper and was able to work his way past leader
Tim McCreadie in heavy lapped traffic on lap 31. Darrell then
led the remainder of the caution-free affair to record the $10,000
victory over McCreadie, Mike Marlar, Rick Eckert, and Ray Cook!
(Heath Lawson Photo)
(May 17, 2014) Continuing
rain in East Tennessee - combined with cool temperatures - forced
World of Outlaws Late Model Series and Smoky Mountain Speedway
officials to cancel tonight's 2nd Annual 'Mountain Outlaw 50'
at the Maryville, Tennessee facility. No immediate decision
has been made on a rain date. The national touring series will
now turn its attention to the remaining program on the weekend
schedule, as the tour will roll into Duck River Raceway Park
in Wheel, Tennessee for a $10,000 to win, 50-lap battle on Sunday,
(May 16, 2014) A lucrative
tripleheader with the World of Outlaws Late Model Series kicked
off tonight at 201 Speedway in Sitka, Kentucky. A total of 39
entrants piled into the pit area at the eastern Kentucky venue
to vie for the $10,000 top prize in the 'Moonshine Runner 50.'
Darrell Lanigan laid down the second fastest lap in Group B
during time trials prior to scoring the win in heat race action
over Eric Wells, Brandon Kinzer, and Stephen Breeding. After
drawing the seventh starting spot in the 50-lap main event,
Darrell moved up to second and battled for the point on several
different occasions. At the checkers, the current WOOLMS point
leader was in the runner-up position behind only race winner
LANIGAN SWEEPS WEEKEND IN SOUTHEAST;
4, 2014) Darrell Lanigan, of
Union, Kentucky, enjoyed a fantastic weekend in the Southeast
on May 2-3, as he swept the World of Outlaws Late Model Series
events at Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville, North
Carolina and Lavonia Speedway in Lavonia, Georgia! At Fayetteville
on Friday night, Darrell timed in second fastest during the
qualifying session, won his heat race, and later grabbed the
top spot in the feature from leader G.R. Smith on lap 42. He
then led the final nine circuits to claim the $10,000 payday
over Jonathan Davenport, G.R. Smith, Chub Frank, and Rick Eckert.
On Saturday evening at Lavonia, Darrell
clicked off the fifth quickest lap during time trials prior
to finishing second in his stacked heat race. After drawing
the fourth starting spot prior to the 50-lapper, Darrell wrestled
the point away from Tim McCreadie on lap 40. The current World
of Outlaws Late Model Series point leader then led the remainder
of the distance to pocket another $10,000 in earnings over McCreadie,
Rick Eckert, Clint Smith, and Brent Dixon. Complete results
from both Southeastern facilities can be accessed online at
(Phillip Prichard Photo)